The U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200,000, and it’s just ‘the tip of the iceberg’
The coronavirus, which was first confirmed in the United States about eight months ago, has killed more than 200,000 people across the country as U.S. officials rush to approve and manufacture a vaccine.
Berlin zoo's twin panda cubs celebrate 1st birthday
The Berlin zoo’s popular twin panda cubs have celebrated their first birthday with a special frozen cake and a portion of snow from the penguin house
Wisconsin governor increases National Guard presence after second night of unrest over police shooting
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) will increase the National Guard presence in Kenosha, Wis., after the second night of unrest following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man.
Consultant charged in covert lobbying of Trump officials
An American consultant has been charged in an illicit lobbying effort to get the Trump administration to drop an investigation into the multi-billion-dollar looting of a Malaysian state investment fund, and to arrange for the return of a Chinese dissident living in the U.S.
President Trump praises Florida supporters who attempted record-breaking boat parade
”I just wish I had time — I’d get on one of those boats, and I’d be carrying a flag also,” Trump said.
Thousands flood Belarus capital as election protests grow
Tens of thousands of people flooded the heart of the Belarus capital of Minsk on Friday in a show of anger over a brutal police crackdown this week on peaceful protesters that followed a disputed election, as authorities sought to ease rising public fury by freeing at least 2,000 who were jailed after earlier demonstrations.
Congress urges Postal Service to undo changes slowing mail
Lawmakers from both parties are calling on the U.S. Postal Service to immediately reverse operational changes that are causing delays in deliveries across the country just as big volume increases are expected for mail-in election voting.
‘Occupy City Hall’ Encampment Taken Down in Pre-Dawn Raid by N.Y.P.D.
Police officers in riot gear pushed dozens of people out of the “Occupy City Hall” encampment in City Hall Park near dawn on Wednesday, shutting down a monthlong demonstration against police brutality that recently had attracted numerous homeless people.